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What does it mean with swollen veins different size testicles and pain?

What does it mean with swollen veins different size testicles and pain?

Get checked: Could be anything from varicocele to torsion of the testis. The latter is an emergency--you could lose the testicle. ...Read more

Testicles (Definition)

The testicles are the two oval male gonads, or reproductive glands, located in the scrotum. The seminiferous tubules of the testis are the site of spermatogenesis and its leydig cells secrete testosterone. The term testicles is synonymous with testes or gonads. The singular form is ...Read more


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Swollen veins around the testicle (known as varicoceles) caused by over masturbating?

Swollen veins around the testicle (known as varicoceles) caused by over masturbating?

No: This isn't the cause of a varicocele. It's just not. Enjoy your body if you want, and get with a urologist if the varicocele bothers you. ...Read more

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I have a swollen vein in my right testicle. I'm 16. It's only there after a hot shower or physical activity. It goes away 10 minutes later. What is it?

I have a swollen vein in my right testicle. I'm 16. It's only there after a hot shower or physical activity. It goes away 10 minutes later. What is it?

It MAY be a: varicocele, which is an enlargement of a blood vessel in the scrotum. This is similar to a varicose vein one may have in the legs. Please see your doc. He/she can give you a diagnosis. Sometimes they resolve on their own. Sometimes surgery is indicated. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am masturbating sine 8 years now i have a lump in left testicle and swollen veins in left testicle moreover i also feel pain in the veins of left testicle and left abdomen and in lower chest.low sex drive also.what is wrong with me?

I am masturbating sine 8 years now i have a lump in left testicle and swollen veins in left testicle moreover i also feel pain in the veins of left testicle  and left abdomen and in lower chest.low sex drive also.what is wrong with me?

The symptoms you: report are not related to masturbation. You may have a varicocele or hydrocele, a swollen vein or collection of fluid. Your doctor can easily diagnose this and treat you. Not to worry. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Testicle hurts and the veins are swollen?

Testicle hurts and the veins are swollen?

Varicocele: Most common cause of swollen testicular veins. Almost always on the left side of scrotum. Feels like a "bag of worms" when subject is standing and virtually disappears when lying down, sometimes associated by dull aching pain & sometimes left testicle smaller than right. Due venous back pressure from lack of or incompetence of spermatic vein valves preventing venous back-flow. Consult urologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my left testicles is swollen and my vein is swollen?

What does it mean when my left testicles is swollen  and my vein is swollen?

Classic: This may be vein compression within your pelvic drain region. You want to see a urologist. This is classic for medical school training. ...Read more

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I have had a lump on my right testicle for around 4 years. The vein which comes off of the testicle is also very swollen! ?

I have had a lump on my right testicle for around 4 years. The vein which comes off of the testicle is also very swollen! ?

Varicocele: Appears to match your description. Make sure you discuss it with your physician at your regular visit. Usually a physical exam and ultrasound are needed in order to secure the diagnosis. Please note that other diagnoses are possible, including tumors. If significant local pain and noticeable growth over short period of time seeing a provider timely becomes critical. ...Read more

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Scrotum on left side swollen and it feels like left testicle has a vein on it?

Scrotum on left side swollen and it feels like left testicle has a vein on it?

Get seen now: Make an immediate appointment with your doctor or go to the er to determine why your testicle is swollen. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the veins/tubes connected to the testicle are"swollen", have slight veiny lumps near the testicle?

What does it mean if the veins/tubes connected to the testicle are"swollen", have slight veiny lumps near the testicle?

If it is: On the left side it is most probably varicocele. I have no idea how old you are but if you are an adult i would not neglect this as sometimes "things" that happen in the kidney can cause the symptoms you have described. If you are young and have this for years i would just make sure your sperm count is good. But if all this are new , see your doctor! a urologist preferred! ...Read more

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I been having pain in my scrotum and the veins are swollen and my right testicle is way smaller than the left one and it hurts all the time.?

I been having pain in my scrotum and the veins are swollen and my right testicle is way smaller than the left one and it hurts all the time.?

Varicocele: Swollen veins inside the scrotum can be caused by a varicocele or varicose veins which can slow down the testicle circulation and thus produce pain because of lack of oxygen. Having the varicocele on the right side for a prolonged length of time not only causes atrophy or shrinkage of the testicle but also causes decreased sperm production. ...Read more

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Very light pain on both sides of scrotum with veins on left side feeling swollen and bunched and sometimes going under testicle! Help please. ?

Very light pain on both sides of scrotum  with veins on left side feeling swollen and bunched and sometimes going under testicle! Help please. 
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Get evaluated: It sounds like possible a condition called a varicocele, which is a swelling of the veins in the scrotum. There are however more serious issues that need to be ruled out, such as testicular torsion. This depends on if this is a chronic condition or if happening for the first time today. If happening just now, go get immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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Swollen left testicle difficulties urinating back pain sperm cord enlarged veins more noticeable in penis and scrotum?

Swollen left testicle difficulties urinating back pain sperm cord enlarged veins more noticeable in penis and  scrotum?

Go see a doctor: Do not delay. Seems to be an orchitis that could have different etiologies. One has to rule out an UTI . I hope you are in a monogamous relationship... ...Read more

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Swollen vein in wrist, should I be concerned?

Swollen vein in wrist, should I be concerned?

Wrist veins.: Wrist veins cand swell for many reasons including levels of hydration, exertion, hormones and outsided temperature. Usually wrist veins are not of concern. However, one of the most common causes of wrist swelling is not a vein but a ganglion and, is this is what you have, you may need to see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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My right testicle veins started to swell and after 2-3 days the right testicle also starts swelling. Please help.

My right testicle veins started to swell and after 2-3 days the right testicle also starts swelling. Please help.

Please see your: doctor or go to the emergency room. You need to be examined to be properly diagnosed & rule out an emergent testicular problem. This may be something that can be observed over time, but without seeing you, is difficult to determine. ...Read more

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Swollen vein like form runs perpendicular from lower rib for few days had pain now pain gone but vein like form still there?

Swollen vein like form runs perpendicular from lower rib for few days had pain now pain gone but vein like form still there?

Have it checked: Swollen veins anywhere is not normal, and if you had painful, swollen veins, you need to see a doctor. So, s/he can determine the cause, the extent, and work you up further. It would be unusual to have a vericosity there (vericose vein), and is much better to visualize upon abdominal examination. ...Read more

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Swollen vein underneath my armpit is bothering me. What could it be?

Swollen vein underneath my armpit is bothering me. What could it be?

Needs evaluation.: It is not normal to have a swollen vein under your armpit(axilla). It could be nothing more than enlargement due to inflammation but it can also be a sign of something more significant. You need to be evaluated by vein specialist or vascular surgeon and you may need a venous ultrasound. ...Read more

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